EARLHAM COLLEGE ROUND-UP
January 19, 2013Richmond High School
RICHMOND, Ind. — The Earlham College women's basketball team dropped a 59-36
decision to Franklin College on Saturday in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic
Conference contest on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and Wellness Center
Emily Sells led the Quakers with 10 points, while Kasin Spay tossed in nine points.
Karmell Brown led Earlham with seven rebounds.
Franklin (14-3, 8-2) started the game with a 7-0 advantage by the 17:32 mark of the
When Brown scored with 14:43 remaining the Quakers trailed 9-4.
By halftime, the Grizzlies led 36-12.
In the second half, the Quakers outscored Franklin 24-23.
Earlham (2-15, 1-9) entertains Bluffton University on Wednesday. The HCAC affair
gets underway at 7:30 p.m.
RICHMOND, Ind. — Late free throws made the difference on Saturday as the Earlham
College men's basketball team battled Franklin College into overtime.
Franklin made 9-of-10 free throws in the final minute of the extra session to post
at 73-69 win over the Quakers in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game
on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and Wellness Center.
Earlham fell behind early in the overtime before they rallied to tie the game at
62-62 when Marty Broderick scored at the 1:57 mark.
The Grizzlies (11-6, 6-4) took the lead for good with 1:42 to go as they made enough
free throws to stay on top.
Tyler Lewers led the Quakers with 13 points, while Broderick and Dustin Rusk tossed
in 11 points each. Broderick also led the Quakers with seven rebounds.
Kirk Douglas finished with 10 points and five rebounds. Vadial Jett led the Quakers
with six assists.
The Quakers jumped out to an early 12-1 advantage when Broderick scored and hit a
free throw at the 14:59 mark of the first half.
The Grizzlies responded and eventually pulled ahead 13-12 at the 9:47 mark.
Earlham was able to rally to lead 29-27 by intermission.
In the second half, Douglas scored the first five points of the frame as he gave the
Quakers a 34-27 lead when hit nailed a 3-pointer with 18:18 left to play.
Franklin tied the contest at 46-46 with 5:46 to go. The Grizzlies built a 56-50 lead
with 2:23 remaining.
Jack O'Flaherty, who had nine points, hit a trey with 53 seconds left to tie game at
After a Franklin turnover, the Quakers called timeout with 27 seconds on the clock.
Earlham was able to get a shot off, but Blake Welch had his 3-point attempt blocked
just before the buzzer to set the stage for overtime.
The Quakers (2-15, 1-9) visit Bluffton University on Wednesday. The HCAC game begins
at 7:30 p.m.